MTA adviser Susan Kupferman, 54, dies

Susan Kupferman, senior adviser to the chairman of

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Susan Kupferman, senior adviser to the chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, died June 26, 2013, after a long illness. She was 54. Newsday's obituary for Susan Kupferman
(Credit: MTA)

Susan Kupferman, a top adviser to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's chairman who held several transportation-related leadership posts during her career, died Wednesday, the MTA announced.

Kupferman, 54, of Manhattan, died after "a long illness," the agency said in a statement. Friends said she had battled cancer for years.

"The MTA has lost a true professional in our industry,...

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